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BLGS spelling 7th week 6

spelling words, 7th grade week 6
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embarrass
feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious
unnecessary
not necessary
assess
place a value on
challenge
a demanding or stimulating situation
apparent
clearly apparent or obvious to the mind or senses
surrender
relinquish possession or control over
impression
producing a strong effect
allegiance
the loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign)
immense
unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope
accomplish
to gain with effort
procession
A group that moves together
interrupt
interfere in someone else's activity
equipped
provided with whatever is necessary for a purpose (as furniture or equipment or authority)
warrant
A legal paper, issued by a court, giving police permission to make an arrest, seizure, or search.
alliance
an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
exaggerate
enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness
communicate
transmit information
accompany
go or travel along with
possiblility
something that could happen
professional
an authority qualified to teach apprentices
newsroom
room where news is prepared for release
headline
the title or caption of a newspaper article
copy
material to be printed
newscast
a radio or TV broadcast of news
caption
a title or short description
newsprint
inexpensive paper used for newspapers
footage
part of a movie or broadcast that covers a specific event
masthead
information about a newspaper's staff and operation
update
to bring up to date
newsreel
a short movie dealing with recent news events
dateline
a phrase in a newspaper article that gives the date and place of its origin
edition
the entire number or a single copy of a publication
sportscaster
a broadcaster of sporting events
media
plural of medium, means of mass communication
verify
to prove true by providing evidence
deliver
to take to the intended recipient
exclusive
not shared with others
coverage
extent to which something is reported
editorial
an article that expresses the opinion of the editors
commentary
a series of explanations
transmit
to send
indicate
to demonstrate or point out
enroll
to enter your name or yourself
comfort
v. to sooth
enclose
to surround on all sides
culprit
one guilty of a crime
ambition
strong desire to achieve
parachute
umbrella shaped device to slow a fall
elegant
excellent or exhibiting elegance
mistake
an error or fault
campus
school grounds
property
a possession
support
bearing the weight from below
witness
someone who has seen or heard someone
rustic
simple and unsophisticated
picnic
meal eaten outside
improve
to advance to a higher quality
extreme
being in the greatest or highest degree, intense
dignity
self-respect
wisdom
understanding what is true or right
notify
give information or notice to
raven
large black bird
climate
the weather in some location averaged over some long period of time
vehicle
a conveyance that transports people or objects
alien
a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
idol
someone or something who is adored blindly and excessively
trial
(law) the determination of a person's innocence or guilt by due process of law
basis
the most important or necessary part of something
creature
a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
motivate
give an incentive for action
species
a specific kind of something
notion
a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
prior
earlier in time
reality
the quality possessed by something that is real
noble
elevated ideals or conduct
idle
not in active use
trophy
something given as a token of victory
premium
having or reflecting superior quality or value
oval
rounded like an egg
mutual
concerning each of two or more persons or things
keyboard
device consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like
self-esteem
confidence in yourself, self worth
dining room
a room used for dining
classmate
an acquaintance that you go to school with
far-fetched
go or come after and bring or take back
granddaughter
a female grandchild
briefcase
a case with a handle
self-taught
to teach yourself
four-fifths
1/5 less than the whole
word processing
put into words or an expression
newsstand
a stall where newspapers and other periodicals are sold
quick-witted
a witty amusing person who makes jokes
pencil sharpener
any implement that is used to make an pencil tip sharper
well-known
more familiar or renowned than the other of two
thirteen-year-olds
those who are 13 years of age
textbook
a book prepared for use in schools or colleges
self-employed
work for yourself, pay yourself
study hall
place or time to study
brother-in-law
brother by marriage
three-fourths
1/4th less than 1 whole